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Top tech stats: UK cybercrime, consumer attitudes to IoT and much more
posted on May 13, 2017

It’s bad news for Europe this week – as we look at global rankings of cybercrime – but good news for IoT startups, as we examine consumer attitudes toward online advertising within their own homes.

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Top tech stats: GDPR concerns, consumer loyalty and much more
posted on May 2, 2017

Welcome to your round up of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry.

Data science firm Exonar raises £1.25m to expand across Europe
posted on April 27, 2017

West Berkshire-based Exonar has raised £1.25m from investors including Winton Group and Amadeus Capital.

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AI and chatbots: The future of customer service
posted on March 13, 2017

Richard Stevenson, CEO of Red Box Recorders, explores how technology is changing the landscape of customer service and how developments in AI and chatbots will change the way companies interact with their customers.

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What the proposed revision of the EU ePrivacy Directive means for UK tech firms
posted on February 1, 2017

Earlier this month, the European Commission published a proposal for regulation that seeks to revise the current EU ePrivacy Directive. We take a look at what it said and what it would mean to UK tech firms, if implemented.

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Brexit and privacy legislation: Why the GDPR is probably here to stay
posted on July 6, 2016

Peter Galdies, development director at DQM GRC, details why he thinks we should prepare for the GDPR regardless of Brexit. Whilst the decision by the people of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union has implications for the legislative framework for privacy in the UK, these implications are unlikely to significantly affect the need…

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EU approves GDPR to give citizens control of their data
posted on April 14, 2016

The European Parliament has approved a new set of data protection rules that will aim to give citizens back control of their personal data. Approved today in Brussels, the new rules will also set out to create a high, uniform level of data protection as well as setting minimum standards on the use of data…

EU’s GDPR poses the biggest threat to business continuity for a decade
posted on May 1, 2015

The biggest change to data protection and privacy is lurking around the corner in the form of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and this is the biggest challenge to business continuity for more than a decade. Any minute now – likely early June – the EU’s Council of Ministers will declare its position…

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Startup Weekly: IKEA Bootcamp, Nesta’s ShareLab Fund and much more
posted 5 hours ago

Theresa May

Theresa May: Tech giants should be encouraged to do more to fight online extremism
posted 8 hours ago

Alfa Financial completes ‘largest UK tech listing in almost two years’
posted 11 hours ago

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The Liberal Democrats Manifesto: what does it mean for UK tech?
posted 12 hours ago

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A £20m Series B, Microsoft’s new Surface Pro, mermaid emojis and more in The Week in Tech
posted 15 hours ago

British robot firm moves production to Madrid to maintain EU base post-Brexit
posted on May 25, 2017